Florie Salnot

Saharan Refugees Recycle Plastic into Gold Jewelry

June 13, 2011 / No Comments

The term ‘plastic gold’ might seem to be paradoxical. However, paradoxes are destined to be true at times! A student from Royal College of Art named Florie Salnot undertook the task of collecting old plastic bottles from the refugee camp and repurposed into remarkable faux-gold jewelry that reflects their local traditions. Salnot collaborated with Sandblast, a London-based nonprofit that works with ...